The best time to visit Uruguay

Best time to visit Uruguay

From balmy summer scorchers to days upon days of grey, overcast skies and howling ocean winds, Uruguay is a destination of 4 seasons. Squished between Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay’s weather is pretty temperate. Neither tropical nor arctic, there’s no extreme weather, making it a great year round destination. While there’s plenty to see throughout the … Read More

Landslide in Villa Santa Lucia surrounded by snow capped mountains

Villa Santa Lucia | The Chilean village hit by a catastrophic landslide

Imagine the scene. Saturday morning, a little before 09:30am and almost mid-summer.  The small mountain village of Villa Santa Lucia is waking for the last weekend before Christmas in Chilean Patagonia. It’s raining heavily after an unusual 2-week hot, dry spell. Birds taking shelter in the trees surrounded by snow capped mountain peaks. Families enjoying … Read More

Lihue Calel National Park landscape-2

Lihue Calel National Park | Giant chinchillas, ancient rock art & a missing puma

Argentina has no less than 46 national parks.  Many are well known like Iguazu, Tierra del Fuego and Los Glaciares. But Lihue Calel National Park is relatively unheard of. It’s remote location deep in La Pampa province, means few passers by. With no big ticket natural wonders, or nearby popular tourist attractions, Lihue Calel National … Read More